September 19, 2023

Armed conflicts and attacks

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

September 2023 Jenin incursion

Four Palestinians are killed and 30 others are injured in an Israeli Army raid in the Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank. Two other Palestinians were also killed both in Jericho and Khan Yunis that afternoon. (Al Jazeera)

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

2023 Azerbaijani offensive in Nagorno-Karabakh

Four Azerbaijani police officers and two civilians are killed by separate mine explosions in Nagorno-Karabakh, with Azerbaijan blaming Armenian sabotage groups for the deaths. (AFP via Al Arabiya)

Azerbaijan launches an offensive on Nagorno-Karabakh, demanding the withdrawal of ethnic Armenian forces. Azerbaijani forces strike Stepanakert, its de facto capital. (Al Jazeera) (CBC News)

Azerbaijan claims that its forces broke through the contact line and captured over 60 military posts in Nagorno-Karabakh. Artsakh forces deny the claims. (Reuters)

Artsakh says 25 people, including a child, were killed due to the fighting, and 138 others were injured. Azerbaijan says one civilian was killed by shelling in Shusha. (AP)

Russian invasion of Ukraine

Attacks on civilians in the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Nine people are killed in Russian attacks across Ukraine, including six civilians in Kupiansk, Kharkiv Oblast. (Reuters)

War in Sudan

CNN, citing a source in the Ukrainian military, reports that Ukrainian special forces were likely behind recent drone strikes and a ground operation against Wagner Group mercenaries in Sudan. (CNN)

Arts and culture

The Institut Européen d'Archéologie Sous-Marine announces the discovery of the site of a temple to the god Amun and a Greek sanctuary devoted to Aphrodite in Thonis-Heracleion in the Abu Qir Bay in Egypt. (CNN)